Dr. Vivian Mak graduated from the University of Alberta in 2004. She soon spent part of her time practicing as an associate in Edmonton and part of her time instructing at the dental school. In 2008 she became a clinical assistant professor at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Mak is a member of the Edmonton District Dental Society, the Edmonton Multidisciplinary study club, and the International Association of Orthodontics. She currently resides in Edmonton with her husband and two sons.